Polo Holidays in Argentina

Recreation for the whole family .The activities are not only related to the polo players but also to their partners

Amenities

  • Transfers in and out to the airport.
  • Room with private bathroom and daily service.
  • Daily laundry service.
  • Breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner.
  • Open Bar.
  • Wi-Fi - Internet
  • Swimming pool.
  • Tennis lessons
  • Golf driving range.
  • Clay pigeon shooting.
  • Gymnasium.
  • Stretching Lessons day through with a Personal Trainner at the Estancia.
  • Heated Spa and covered Jacuzzi.
  • One relaxing massage.
  • Green riding horses classes.
  • Trail horses and trail riding whenever desired.
  • Trail riding through “La Caledonia” (one of the oldest Estancias in the Country, owened by Argentine ex president Juan Manuel de Rosas).
  • Horse-drawn carriage rides at Estancia Don Manuel.
  • Hare hunting with Grey Hounds on Horse Back.
  • Pato exhibition (argentine national sport on horseback), plus the opportunity to try yourself.
  • Transportation to watch the Argentinean Opens.
  • Tickets to the Open.
  • Polo Tours to Equipment Manufacturers (boots, helmets, mallets, tack, etc).
  • Visit to gaucho rodeo show.
  • Transportation to tourist attractions (some possibilities: shopping in Buenos Aires, visits to La Martina Polo Club, Adolfo Cambiaso´s Ranch, Old Estancias, shopping at typical Argentine and gaucho gift shops).
  • One dinner with Tango Show at Señor Tango in Buenos Aires.
  • Tango lessons at the estancia.
  • Dinner in the best restaurants of Buenos Aires.
  • 6 games per week (including 4 chukkers, horses, tack and groom, played on a professional Bermuda grass field with borders).
  • One 8-10 goal tournament (including trophies and post game party).
  • 2 horses to stick and ball in the morning.
  • Polo Lesson or clinic every day.
  • 2 wooden horses in cages for hitting practice.
  • Training programme consisting of swing and technique-theory, game theory and practice followed by polo specific fitness routine.

Sample Itinerary | Day 1

  • Pick up at the airport.
  • Check in 
  • Warm up and introduccion to the instructor at the hitting cage
  • 2 horses to stick and ball and lesson
  • Lunch at the Estancia
  • 4:00 pm Riding lesson 
  • 5:00 pm 4 chukkers practice 
  • 6:30 pm Stretching Class
  • 7:30 pm Snacks/drinks. Watch a video all about polo 
  • 8:30 pm Dinner at the Estancia

Day 2

  • 8:30 am Leave to Buenos Aires for tour of polo equipment manufacturers and shopping 
  • 1:00 am Lunch in Buenos Aires
  • 2:30 pm Come back to the Estancia
  • 4:00 pm chatter with a blackboard about rules ,positions on the field (back line hit-ins, throwins, penalties, etc.)and tactics.
  • 5:00 pm 6 to 10 goals Polo Practice
  • 6:30 pm Pato game 
  • 7:30 pm Snacks/drinks.
  • 8:30 pm Dinner at the Estancia 

Day 3

  • 8:30 am Clay pigeon shooting
  • 9:30 am Warm up and lesson start at the hitting cage
  • 10:30 am 2 horses to Stick and Ball and Lesson
  • 11:30 am Stretching Class
  • 1:00 am Lunch at the Estancia
  • 3:00 pm chatter with a blackboard about rules ,positions on the field (back line hit-ins, throwins, penalties, etc.)and tactics.
  • 4.30 pm Warm up at the stables gym
  • 5:30 pm 6 to 10 goals Polo Practice
  • 7:00 pm Tango lesson at the ranch
  • 8:30 pm Dinner at the Estancia

Day 4

  • 9:00 am tennis lessons
  • 10:30 am Warm up and lesson start at the hitting cage
  • 11:30 am 2 horses to Stick and Ball and Lesson
  • 1:00 am Lunch at the Estancia.Draw for weekend tournament
  • 3.30 pm Warm up at the stables gym
  • 4:00 pm 6 to 10 goals Polo Practice
  • 6:30 pm Snacks and drinks
  • 8:00 pm Leave to Buenos Aires
  • 9:00 pm Dinner and Tango Show at “Señor Tango”
  • 1:30 am Return to the Estancia 

Day 5

  • 8:30 pm Stretching Class
  • 10:00 am Visit to “La Martina Polo Club” and Adolfo Cambiaso´s ranch “La Dolfina”
  • 1:00 am Lunch at the Estancia. 
  • 3:00 - 6:30 pm Tournament start
  • 7:30 pm Snacks and drinks
  • 8:30 pm Argentine BBQ at the barn, all tournament participants invited
  • 11:30 pm Meet at a Polo Bar in Cañuelas

Day 6

  • 8:30 pm Warm up Class Hitting practice to warm up at the Hitting Cage 
  • 10:00 - 12:00 am Tournament games
  • 1:00 pm Lunch at the Estancia
  • 2:30 pm Leave to Buenos Aires to watch a high goal game (During high goal season)
  • 6:30 pm Drinks at the Polo Field
  • 8:30 pm Dinner in Bs As 

Day 7

  • 8:30 pm Warm up Class | Hitting practice to warm up at the Hitting Cage 
  • 10:00 - 12:00 am Tournament finals
  • 1:00 pm Trophy presentation
  • 1:30 pm Lunch at the Estancia
  • 2:30 pm Leave to Buenos Aires to watch a high goal game (During high goal season)
  • 6:30 pm Drinks at the Polo Field
  • 8:30 pm Dinner at the estancia and Tournament Party 

Day 8

  • 8:30 am Trail riding through “La Caledonia”
  • 11:00 am Airport drop off
Note: depending on the week, our itinerary will also include polo at the beach

Everything is designed to enjoy a wonderful holiday combining relaxation and phisical activity.

Note: to see sample itinerary day by day go to POLO SCHOOL/ POLO WEEK